February 2016 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!

The February issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale

In our latest issue, Chris Given-Wilson shows why the overthrow of Richard II dogged the reign of his successor, Henry IV.
 
Meanwhile, David Reynolds explores the 1916 battle of Verdun that was the ‘Stalingrad’ of the First World War.
 
Elsewhere, George Goodwin reveals how Benjamin Franklin, a British patriot, became an American hero.
 
And Jad Adams introduces the first female candidate for the White House, who stood for office in 1872.
 
Other highlights include a Dad’s Army guide to defending Britain from Leo McKinstry and Anna Maria Barry’s exploration of how castrated opera singers became the rock gods of the 18th century.
 
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